Should Taxpayers Pay for Chelsea Manning’s Sex Change?

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Soap Box

Well, it’s that time again, folks. Time for me to step up on my soap box.

Perhaps I’m wrong, and I beg someone to correct me if I am. As I understand it, Chelsea (Bradley) Manning, who feels she is trapped in a man’s body, and accused and sentenced to prison for 35 years for leaking hundreds of thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks, demands that she receives hormone treatments to live as a woman.

Oh, yeah? And I want liposuction!



I Believe Facebook May Be A Necessary Evil

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Facebook came on the scene worldwide in 2005 (at least according to Wikipedia). I was late in coming to the table and didn’t start my personal Facebook page until … gosh, I guess it was 2008 when I logged on for the first time! I never had a MySpace account, so I totally skipped that losing phase – so at least there’s that positive note…


The Problem with Religion


Traditional Latin Mass

This is a subject that hits close to home for me, and it was made even more evident last weekend and over this past week: The simple fact that religion – or, more specifically, worship¬†–¬†which (at least to me) should be something profoundly unchanging, continues to morph into something totally unknown and unreligious. And it’s all become somewhat of a problem.

I know that sounds really confusing, so let me try to explain this a little more.


Technology: The Bane of Our Existence



We all remember the times of our childhood when life was much more simple. My parents and their generation would argue that we lived in a more technologically savvy time compared to theirs, and I would not say that is untrue; but I can only write about my own experiences. It is, after all, MY blog.

But I digress.


Why No Racial Term Is Politically Correct

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The days we live in seem to be heated with accusations of “racial profiling,” of “racism,” and the many uses of “racial slurs,” and “race terms.” It’s enough to make me want to race in the other direction.